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Natural Resources, Department of

Outdoor Skills Trainer 

Job Announcement Code(s): 18-00417

County(ies):
*Statewide
Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
TRAINING OFFICER 18-00417
    Outdoor Skills Trainer

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Salary:
Starting pay is between $35,880 and $59,196 annually ($17.25 - $28.46 per hour). Pay on appointment for current or former state employees may vary based on the applicable provisions in the State Compensation Plan. This position is in Pay Schedule/Range 07-04.
Contact:
Andrea Augle, HR Specialist, 414-263-8567, andrea.augle@wisconsin.gov
Bargaining Unit:
Non-Represented
Area of Competition:
Open
Deadline to Apply:
2/25/2018
All materials must be complete and finalized before 11:59pm CST on the deadline date.
Assessment Information:
14561 -  053  TRAINING OFFICER 
Preview Assessment  

The Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Law Enforcement currently has five Outdoor Skills Trainers openings for the following locations:


Northern – Spooner Service Center, Woodruff Service Center or Park Falls Service Center depending on candidate preference and available office space.
Northeast – Green Bay Service Center
Southeast – Waukesha Service Center
South Central – Fitchburg Service Center
West Central – Eau Clarie Service Center, Black River Falls Service Center or La Crosse Service Center depending on candidate preference and available office space.


The Wisconsin DNR offers a fun, casual work environment, flexible scheduling (depending on the position), and opportunities for career development. The DNR is an inclusive, diverse agency that prides itself on commitment to sustainability and giving back to the community by participating in fundraisers for charities. Come join the Department of Natural Resources where you can contribute to rewarding, meaningful work! For general information on State government employment consideration, click here.

Position Summary:   

This position serves as the BLE outdoor skills and safety specialist with responsibility for coordinating a comprehensive recreational safety, education, and outdoor skills program within assigned administrative area.  Duties include managing all aspects of the recreational education programs (Hunter Education, Bow Hunter Education, Off-Highway Vehicles (ATV, UTV, OHM, snowmobile, boating)).  This position is responsible for the planning, logistics and coordination of training and for providing guidance to our volunteer instructor corps as it relates to the safety programs and instructor certifications and continued education training.  They will assist the RSOS Section in developing recreational safety instructor and student course content, and assist the R3 Team in recruiting and training new R3 coordinators.  This position will also assist with all R3 activities and programs involving hunting, shooting sports, archery and angling.  This position will also develop an informational service to include media relations, marketing and safety messaging program.

Special Notes:   The DNR does not sponsor work visas, thus, in compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify eligibility to work in the United States, and to complete the required employment eligibility form (I9) upon hire.

Qualifications:   Minimally qualified applicants will have training, education and/or experience with the following:

  • Planning, developing, conducting, implementing or evaluating any of the following: career development, training, mentoring or coaching programs.

  • Procurement of training services, facilities, materials and supplies.

  • Adult and juvenile learning theories and methods.

  • Using software programs (presentation software, training software, graphics) to create, prepare and assemble training materials and/or handouts required for classes or meetings.


  • Well qualified candidates will have training, education and/or experience with the following:
  • Analyzing feedback and data trends to create reports and summaries of training evaluations

  • Program Outreach, Marketing & Branding

  • Providing instruction of Recreational Safety Related Programs (ATV UTV, Snowmobile, Boating and Hunter Education etc.)
  • How To Apply:   

    If you have not already done so, create an account by clicking the green “Log In” button at the top of the main Wisc.Jobs page. Click the “Create New Account” button and follow the directions. Once you have an account: Click "Preview Assessment" and follow the instructions to create your custom cover letter & resume for this position. Upload the new documents to your Wisc.jobs account before applying.

    After you have logged in, click "Apply Now". You will be asked to provide your personal information, attach a cover letter and resume, and answer any additional questions. Click “Save and Finalize Assessment” to submit your application. To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online process. Application materials will not be accepted if received in an email, fax, or hard-copy. If you have any questions, please contact the HR Specialist above.

    Your submission will be evaluated by one or more job experts and the most qualified candidates who are deemed eligible will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process where vacancies exist.


    You will be sent an automatic e-mail confirming that the application process has been completed. We will also correspond via e-mail for assessment results and potentially interviews.

     

     
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